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The USGS Earthquake Event Page – Natural Hazards Mission Area

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The USGS Natural Hazards Mission Area develops and applies hazard science to help promote the safety, security, and economic well-being of the Nation. The Earthquake Event Page consolidates USGS earthquake data on recent or historic earthquakes. This video is an overview of the Earthquake data the USGS produces and provides insight on how the Earthquake Event Page can help you navigate through an emergency response.

The topics are as follows. Click the times to jump to the selected section.

  1. Introduction to USGS Earthquake Response
  1. The Event Page - 02:05
  1. "Did you feel it" - 02:30
  1. ShakeMap - 03:02
  1. PAGER - 03:36
  1. Ground Failure - 05:20
  1. Interactive Map - 06:12
  1. Aftershocks Forecast - 06:48
  1. Advanced Users - 07:31

Additional resources

Find recent or historic earthquakes, lists, information on selected significant earthquakes, earthquake resources by state, or find webservices.

Earthquakes | U.S. Geological Survey (

USGS Earthquake RSS and Feeds

Real-time Notifications, Feeds, and Web Services (


ShakeCast | USGS ShakeCast




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